Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins

Thin ridges on Mars could have been formed in a number of different ways and Laura Kerber of JPL has made it her mission to find all the different types of polygon ridges on the planet. The full article is here: via Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership … Continue reading Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins

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NASA — Solar System: Be in the Know This Week

This week NASA has some news on what's going on in the solar system. Rosetta's Philae lander will stop transmitting this week. It's adventure is now over - goodbye Philae, you did well! There more with huge solar flares and huge discoveries on Mars that throw doubt on the theory of it's canyon's being carved … Continue reading NASA — Solar System: Be in the Know This Week

Mars Ancient Mega Tsunami’s

Tha Martian landscape, which scientists believe was scarred by giant waves (NASA/PA) Over recent years we've become increasingly aware of natural disasters which can affect us well over and above normal disasters. Super Volcanoes is one and Mega Tsunami's are another. But recent findings on Mars suggest that asteroids impacts on Mars may have created … Continue reading Mars Ancient Mega Tsunami’s

Hubble taking advantage of Mars opposition

Hubble Space Telescope photo of Mars taken when the planet was 50 million miles from Earth on May 12, 2016. Credits: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), J. Bell (ASU), and M. Wolff (Space Science Institute) On the 22nd of May, Mars Reaches opposition with Earth - this is where it reaches it's closest … Continue reading Hubble taking advantage of Mars opposition